The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) has appointed Marc Woods as its new chair.
Marc Woods is a multiple Paralympic gold medallist, BBC commentator, author and conference speaker. His board-level experience includes the Teenage Cancer Trust, Youth Sport Direct and the Youth Sport Trust.
Marc Woods succeeds Andy Reed OBE, who is standing down after serving for one year as interim chair.
As CIMSPA chair, Marc will advocate for CIMSPA at the highest policy levels in the UK, to communicate the importance of a strong chartered professional body for the UK sport and physical activity sector.
Commenting on his appointment, Marc said:
Tara Dillon, CIMSPA CEO, added:
Marc Woods’ appointment follows the announcement that CIMSPA has secured £1.2million in investment funding from Sport England to drive its workforce improvement project.
The appointment as CIMSPA chair is for a period of 3 years.